Although they are not cold hardy in our zone 7 gardens, Fuchsias are widely sold here for hanging baskets and planters. It's easy to forget about Fuchsias unless you've been to CA lately, but they are as lovely as the other tender plants we select to grow as annuals here. And, the overwinter indoors just as easily.
Bella Fuchsia Sophia
And, check out this new introduction - Fuchsia Bella Nikita. Talk about adding a bright spot of color to your patio!